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No Discharge Zones

No Discharge Zones:  The following excerpt is from Connecticut DEEP’s website.  Visit the page and read the full article here. What are No Discharge Zones? An effort to improve and preserve the quality of coastal waters in Long Island Sound and its harbors is in place.  The Connecticut DEEP has taken steps to ban all…

OSHA and Boating

OSHA and Boating are nothing new. What is Good Housekeeping on a boat? Good housekeeping implies that we always organize, unclutter, and keep hazard-free conditions on our vessel.  I know, this is a relatively simple concept.   So, the benefits that can be realized from good housekeeping practices are far reaching.  This affects not only workers’…

Personal Watercraft Regulations

This article on Personal Watercraft Regulations is well worth your time.  Check the full article out at United Marine Underwriters. PWC Definition The U.S. Coast Guard defines a Personal Watercraft (PWC) as a craft which is less than 16 feet in length.  Moreover, a person or persons operate a PWC by sitting, standing or kneeling…